Chief D. P. Van Blaricom

D.P. Van Blaricom, Inc.
835 - 91st Lane N.E.
Bellevue, WA 98004-4811
Phone: (425) 453-0082
Fax: (425) 453-3263

Chief D.P. Van Blaricom has been retained as a police practices expert in over 1,800 matters of police-related litigation throughout the United States. He is a retired police chief with BA and MPA degrees, a graduate of the FBI NA and LEEDS, holds a certificate in forensics and is an AELE certified police litigation specialist. He has assisted the prevailing party in appellate cases decided by the 1st, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Circuits and the Supreme Courts of AK, AZ, CO, ID, MT, MS, OR and WA. Additionally, he is widely published in professional journals.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: BA University of WA, MPA Seattle University, Forensics Certificate University of WA, AELE Certified Police Litigation Specialist, US Security Clearance, FBI NA and LEEDS graduate

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Academy of Forensic Sciences, International Assoc Chiefs of Police (IACP), Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE), FBI National Academy Assoc, International Assoc of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards & Training (IADLEST), National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA)

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Too many to list - please see c.v.

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 1,700+

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Too many to list - please see c.v.

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Several hundred

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Several times during any current year

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Hundreds

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Hundreds

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Thirty-five years

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, case evaluation, focusing discovery, preparing deposition questions, preparing reports and declarations or affidavits, testifying at deposition and trial

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 395.00

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 395.00

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Minimum $ 395.00 plus expenses

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 3,950 per day

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses and overnight accommodations, plus miscellaneous expenses (copies, Fed-Ex, postage, etc.)

References

Defense:

Curtis Sherwood
Assistant Corporation Counsel
City of Honolulu
530 S. King St. #110
Honolulu, HI (808) 768-5193
csherwood@honolulu.gov

Plaintiff:

Wolfgang Mueller
2684 W. Eleven Mile Rd.
Berkley, MI 48072
(248) 591-2300
wmueller@olsmanlaw.com

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